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Old July 8, 2007, 01:47 PM
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Honestly at the end of the day, I ended up with the Danger Den block in my system.

The other two blocks give better temps, but I really like being able to use the slot next to my graphics card, and the tubing routing is so easy with the SLI-ready fittings.

As for the EK block. It arrived too late to be included in the round up. Maybe next generation I will get one earlier and can include it in an 8900 GPU block round up. :(

I could probably get one now and test it against just the Danger Den, but I'm working on a couple other things atm.
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Old July 8, 2007, 03:39 PM
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Honestly at the end of the day, I ended up with the Danger Den block in my system.

The other two blocks give better temps, but I really like being able to use the slot next to my graphics card, and the tubing routing is so easy with the SLI-ready fittings.

As for the EK block. It arrived too late to be included in the round up. Maybe next generation I will get one earlier and can include it in an 8900 GPU block round up. :(

I could probably get one now and test it against just the Danger Den, but I'm working on a couple other things atm.
Sounds good! Looking forward for those other things
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Old July 9, 2007, 11:24 PM
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Installed my Fuzion GFX today, and i am very impressed. 39C idle, and 41C load :)
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Old July 10, 2007, 10:15 AM
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That seems to be pretty in line with my results. :)
Glad you like it.
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Old July 10, 2007, 02:28 PM
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I forgot how much water helps :) I haven't W/C'ed a GPU since a 9700 Pro.
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Old July 17, 2007, 05:33 PM
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Hey Misoprostol (or anyone else that has used the D-Tek GPU block) I was wondering if you used the thermal pad that comes with the D-Tek? I normally just ignore thermal pads but it seems as if it could actually be useful here as it will increase the surface area contact between the block and GPU. I looked on the D-Tek site but the site is pretty basic.

For those who don't have the D-Tek see the pic of the thermal pad and block. The pad fits around the blocks copper contact area and should create more contact with the GPU.
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Old July 17, 2007, 05:40 PM
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oops

Even ninjas make errors from time to time. I did forget to use that thing. Honestly I wouldn't expect it to make a huge difference, but in this case, the FuZion already won, so it's not like D-TEK's gonna call me on the phone and say "Hey it lost because you didn't use the thermal pad" but D-TEK does recommend using that thing. It's kinda a neat little thing. It recently showed up on NCIX.com as a standalone product. Not in stock yet, but apparently coming in 2-3 weeks...
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Old July 17, 2007, 06:01 PM
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oops

Even ninjas make errors from time to time. I did forget to use that thing. Honestly I wouldn't expect it to make a huge difference, but in this case, the FuZion already won, so it's not like D-TEK's gonna call me on the phone and say "Hey it lost because you didn't use the thermal pad" but D-TEK does recommend using that thing. It's kinda a neat little thing. It recently showed up on NCIX.com as a standalone product. Not in stock yet, but apparently coming in 2-3 weeks...
Cool! Thanks Misoprostol.
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Old July 17, 2007, 06:22 PM
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My EK gives my 8800GTS idles of 38C and loads of 41C and this is with a 640/2040 OC. Im very happy with it.
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